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Poster: Jamie2016 Date: Aug 16, 2016 6:22am
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Old-time Radio Clips

My name is Jamie. I have a couple of old-time radio collections from which this file is comprised. I've called it "Old-time Radio Clips" because it is taken from a couple of different sources. One is a cassette I have called "The Golden Age of Radio", and the other is a documentary called "Do You Remember Radio". Over the past couple of weeks I've been going through and obtaining episodes of the shows mentioned on some of the collection tapes. I've got a few items that are of interest, that I am not sure where to find them. I've put a pause between each clip, as well as the narrative that goes along with any of the clips, especially those from "Do You Remember Radio". I would like to know where I can find these particular clips in their entirity if possible.

I appreciate any assistance you may be able to provide. To listen to this file of clips, go to:
https://archive.org/details/Old-timeRadioClips

Thanks in advance for taking the time to listen to this file and provide any information on where I can find these episodes and/or shows.

Regards:

Jamie

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Poster: Harry Wilson Date: Aug 16, 2016 8:15pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Old-time Radio Clips


Thanks, Jamie; that's a fun sampler. BNRToast is right; that first clip is Will Rogers.

The 'Lights Out' episode about the bushmaster snake seems to be lost to the sands of time, but Martin Storm's story 'A Shipment Of Mute Fate', from which it is taken, is still available in several other productions. I'd recommend the first one listed below, just because I'm a Jack Webb fan and enjoy his pre-Dragnet work on anthology programs.

Here are the versions of A Shipment Of Mute Fate available on The Archive (the first four are all on the same page):

Escape - Jack Webb, October 15, 1947 - #11 in the player
Escape - Harry Bartell, March 28, 1948 - #45 in the player
Escape - John Lund, March 13, 1949 - #72 in the player
Escape - David Ellis, July 7, 1950 - #134 in the player
https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Escape_Singles

Suspense - Jack Kelly, January 6, 1957 - #1 in the player
https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Suspense_Singles_By_Year_1957

Suspense - Bernard Grant, April 3, 1960 - #14 in the player
https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Suspense_Singles_By_Year_1960

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Poster: Jamie2016 Date: Aug 17, 2016 4:27am
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Old-time Radio Clips

Thanks Mr. Wilson. I have heard the Jack Webb version and it is very good. I have Jack Webb in several Jeff Regan Private Investigator episodes. I also have him in Pat Novac For Hire. Do you have any other information about any of the other clips? Thanks also for identifying Will Rogers. From the Collection I couldn't tell. I supposed I could have possibly known since at the beginning he mentioned some plan that he was talking about introducing in to Congress. I'm downloading the Will Rogers files now. I'm going to check to see if I have the Mute Fate episode in my current collection. If not, I will get the Jack Webb version as well. Thanks again.

Regards:

Jamie

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Poster: Harry Wilson Date: Aug 17, 2016 11:35am
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Old-time Radio Clips


For the record, it was BNRToast that first identified Will Rogers, not me.

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Starting around 4:15, the segment with Billy Jones and Ernest Hare (aka The Happiness Boys) seems to be from 'Taystee Breadwinners', as the name of the sponsor, Taystee Bread, is worked into Jones & Hare's theme song 'How Do You Do?' (...if you've enjoyed our little show, buy Taystee Bread and then we'll know...).

Twelve episodes of Taystee Breadwinners can be found on this website (with some site advertising, but not too offensive):
http://www.radioechoes.com/taystee-breadwinners

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Around 6:15 there is a segment from a boxing match between Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey; this is the infamous 'Long Count' bout. Dempsey knocked Tunney to the canvas in the seventh round, but according to the rules, the referee couldn't begin the count until Dempsey retreated to a neutral corner. This meant that the referee's count didn't start until Tunney had been on the canvas for about five seconds, and he was able to rest for fourteen seconds rather than the usual nine seconds.

The debate that continues to this day, almost a century later, is whether Tunney could have gotten up after only nine seconds on the canvas. Because of the five-second delay, at ten seconds after the knockdown, the referee's count was only at five. At that point, Tunney was still looking a little dazed, but starting to come out of it.

One thing that the narrator gets wrong is stating that the rematch was two years after the original bout. In fact, it was one day shy of one year later, on September 25, 1927.

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Beyond that, I don't know much that the narrator doesn't tell us.

Thanks again for your uploads. If I can make a suggestion, you should ask the admins to move your two items into the 'Old Time Radio' collection; such a request has to come from the creator of the item. If you make a forum post titled 'Please Move' with links to the pages, and identify the collection you want them moved to, they'll take care of it.

Also, I notice that you have your latest item uploaded twice. If you want to delete one of them, just to keep your collection neat and tidy, the admins can take care of that, too.

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Poster: Jamie2016 Date: Aug 17, 2016 11:43am
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Old-time Radio Clips

Mr. Wilson:

Thanks ever so much for your corrections and information. Also too, I appreciate the feedback regarding adding my files to the old-time radio collection and the deletion of one of my items. I will take care of that. I am new to Internet Archive, as well as a person who is totally blind, and the process for uploading files isn't the most accessible for a screen reader. It works, but is somewhat confusing.

Regards:

Jamie

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Poster: BNRToast Date: Aug 16, 2016 12:07pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Old-time Radio Clips not available

The link you have provided gives this error when clicked.
"This item is not yet public.
You must log in first if you are the item's owner and wish to make it available."

It may be that one of the fields in the edit page needs to be cleared.
[public] or [hidden:] are possible fields that should be blank.

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Aug 16, 2016 2:54pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Re: Old-time Radio Clips not available

it's live now.

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Poster: BNRToast Date: Aug 16, 2016 6:12pm
Forum: oldtimeradio Subject: Old-time Radio Clips content questions

Thanks for freeing up the page.

The first few minutes seem to be the American Humorist Will Rogers.
A lot of his work is available here. Try the search below for some of the materials.

https://archive.org/search.php?query=will%20rogers%20radio